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16 October 2017 - McDonnell: PFI nationalisation ‘will save money’

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has insisted that his plans to bring PFI contracts back in-house would not cost the country anything. Read more...

16 October 2017 - EIB will need ‘Brexit insurance’ for UK infra

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has warned the UK of the need to insure infrastructure projects to counter Brexit uncertainty. Read more...

16 October 2017 - RFQ for Bangladeshi road PPP

The government of Bangladesh has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a road PPP. Read more...

16 October 2017 - Consultants sought for Benin-Togo market PPP

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a request for expressions of interest for consultants to develop a market PPP. Read more...

16 October 2017 - African rail PPP gets green light

A 150km railway line in southern Africa to be delivered as PPP has been given the green light by the two government authorities. Read more...

16 October 2017 - Irish education PPP programme launched

11 higher education PPP projects revealed; technical advisers to be procured to get schemes ready for procurement Read more...

16 October 2017 - Interserve confirms lenders talks

Support services giant Interserve has confirmed that it is talking with its lenders following the profit warning it issued last month. Read more...

13 October 2017 - Advisers sought for Polish road PPPs

The Polish government has issued a contract notice for consultants to assist with the preparation of road PPPs. Read more...

13 October 2017 - NIC urges private financing analysis

Commission publishes interim National Infrastructure Assessment; seeks comments on funding and financing of projects; highlights importance of pipeline in attracting private finance; sees PF2 potential for economic infra Read more...

13 October 2017 - Two remain for Belgian tram

The Walloon government has received two offers for the Liege tram PPP. Read more...

13 October 2017 - Consultant sought for Irish stadium

A consultant is being sought to examine all aspects to deliver and operate a redeveloped stadium in Dublin. Read more...

13 October 2017 - France selects justice PPP refi adviser

The French government has awarded an advisory contract for a justice PPP scheme. Read more...

13 October 2017 - Winner confirmed for Leicester Uni

A preferred bidder has been confirmed for Leicester University’s student accommodation redevelopment project. Read more...

13 October 2017 - Cork-Limerick motorway in Capital Plan

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed a motorway between Cork and Limerick will be included in the National Investment Plan. Read more...

12 October 2017 - Interest grows for Welsh MIM projects

The Welsh government has underlined its commitment to using its version of PPP – the Mutual Investment Model (MIM) – to deliver schools, roads and hospitals, with a technical day that attracted strong interest from the market. Read more...

12 October 2017 - CPC hires London Underground expert

Project management firm CPC Project Services has hired a former London Underground head of stations to become a project director in its transport and infrastructure division. Read more...

12 October 2017 - Italian renovation PPP discontinued

The city of Verona has discontinued a renovation PPP. Read more...

12 October 2017 - Carillion confirms interest in UK healthcare business

Support services firm Carillion has confirmed that it has received a number of proposals to acquire its UK healthcare business. Read more...

11 October 2017 - NZ govt decision pushed back

The future make-up of New Zealand's government remains unclear, after 'kingmaker' Winston Peters indicated he may not announce his decision on Thursday, as previously expected. Read more...

11 October 2017 - French mixed-use development launched

A French town has issued a concession notice for a mixed-use development. Read more...

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Standing above the parapet

There is a positive case to be made for private finance, despite what the Labour hierarchy might think. Whether anyone will make it today, though, is far from certain

Delegates at Financing African Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event